5 Ingredient Silver Dollar Sweet Chickpea Flour Pancakes (vegan + gluten-free)

Today is International Pancake Day and I want to share my favorite gluten-free and vegan pancake recipe. I love this recipe because it only requires 5 relatively inexpensive, easy to find (maybe already in your kitchen) ingredients. Just one kind of flour is needed, no gums or starches or any other sort of special additions. … Continue reading 5 Ingredient Silver Dollar Sweet Chickpea Flour Pancakes (vegan + gluten-free)

No-Cook, Five Minute, Classic Pizza Sauce

Pizza is a popular menu item at our house. If it was up to my husband, we would have pizza for dinner 7 nights a week. Probably for lunch too. During the colder winter months, pizza makes an appearance on our plates at least once a week. Usually on the weekends. Over the years I've … Continue reading No-Cook, Five Minute, Classic Pizza Sauce

Hearty Crock-Pot Split Pea Soup with Homemade Croutons and Coconut Bacon (Vegan)

You guys, this is exciting. Today's recipe represents a revolution in my kitchen. A discovery of epic proportions. The realization that a pot does not indeed need to be stood over, stirred, and stared into. I've heard tell the wonders of this contraption, but never did I believe it. I myself own not one, but … Continue reading Hearty Crock-Pot Split Pea Soup with Homemade Croutons and Coconut Bacon (Vegan)

Two Potato Bean Burritos with Cheeze Sauce (Vegan)

These skillet-grilled, hearty vegan burritos are stuffed with roasted and seasoned white and sweet potatoes, onions, tomatoes, and my special cheeze sauce. They are the perfect meal to prepare during the week, when you're short on time, but positively hangry from running yourself in every direction all day. These filling burritos are ready in about … Continue reading Two Potato Bean Burritos with Cheeze Sauce (Vegan)

Easy Homemade Coconut Yogurt, No Yogurt Maker Required – Vegan, Paleo, Sugar-Free

I love dairy-free yogurt. Especially with fruit. Especially with fruit all layered up in a parfait. Yum, yum, yum. It's creamy, tangy, and comforting. Plus it's super healthy for you and is loaded with immune boosting and gut flora flourishing probiotics. Right? Well, maybe. Many conventional yogurts, both dairy and dairy-free, have plenty of added … Continue reading Easy Homemade Coconut Yogurt, No Yogurt Maker Required – Vegan, Paleo, Sugar-Free

Easy Baked Plums with Coconut Cream and Ginger Cardamom Syrup (vegan, refined sugar-free)

This dessert is so simple, I hesitated to post it as a "recipe." It was so delicious, however, that I decided I needed to share it with you. Plus, I thought it might be nice to throw in a non-pumpkin or non-apple recipe, every once in a while... you know, to mix things up a … Continue reading Easy Baked Plums with Coconut Cream and Ginger Cardamom Syrup (vegan, refined sugar-free)

Spiced Apple Donuts with Apple Cider Glaze (baked, vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free)

Could there be a more delicious time of year than autumn? I mean seriously... cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, apples, pumpkin, squash... baked goods... hot mulled cider. Goodness me! I know I say this about every season, but there is just something special about fall and all of its associated goodies. There's a hypnotizing coziness about it … Continue reading Spiced Apple Donuts with Apple Cider Glaze (baked, vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free)

Carrot Cake Bites with Cashew Butter Cream Cheeze Icing (raw, vegan, gluten-free)

Growing up, I went through a phase where I really wanted to be a magician. I mean I really, really wanted to be a master of magic. I begged and pleaded, and probably whined and squealed until finally my poor parents gave in and got me my very own magic set. It was like the … Continue reading Carrot Cake Bites with Cashew Butter Cream Cheeze Icing (raw, vegan, gluten-free)

Mexican Cheeze Sauce or Dip (vegan)

I warned you things were going to get cheezy this week. Today I'm sharing another one of my favorite cheeze sauces. You can use this vegan sauce in so many ways: for nachos, as a dip, drizzled over burritos and tacos, dolloped over a loaded vegan baked potato, or as a filling for quesadillas or … Continue reading Mexican Cheeze Sauce or Dip (vegan)

Easy 3 Ingredient Natural Lip and Cheek Stain

There was a time, not so long ago, that I would walk into a mega beauty store like Sephora and become almost dizzy from excitement. The options, the colors, the promises of flawless skin and mile long lashes! It was almost too much. Even though I was hoarding baskets full of makeup at home, I … Continue reading Easy 3 Ingredient Natural Lip and Cheek Stain